It won’t be your awesome intellect. Your inspiring presentations are not enough. Even your striking good looks won’t push you over the top.
If you want to get promoted fast, there is only one method for certain success: Save the company money.
Imagine you’re a fly on the wall, secretly listening in as the CEO and CFO discuss your future. They like you as a person. Your eye-watering memo on contingent liabilities was impressive. Your groundbreaking proposals on corporate compliance earned applause. But what really catches their attention is your contribution to the bottom line.
Nothing tingles the spine of CEOs and CFOs more than money earned, money saved and costs avoided. And if they are impressed, you can be certain the other executives will take notice.
There are really only three ways to earn such fiscal adoration:
1. Win an unexpected windfall judgement (or, just as likely, win the lottery);
2. Do everything yourself (and die of exhaustion in the process); or
Find out the third way to earn fiscal adoration and continue reading, ‘The Fastest Way to Get Promoted’ by Senior V.P. and General Counsel for Reckett Benckiser Group plc, Bill Mordan, in the May issue of the ACC Docket or by visiting our ACC Digital Docket here.